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Dravite

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Dravite

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Description
Locality: 
Serra das Éguas, Brumado, Bahia, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.8 × 6.2 × 3 cm
Description

Razor sharp terminated dravite (up to 22mm across) crystals with exceptional luster attractively set on snowy white and also lustrous calcite rhombs. The dravite crystals are opac - along the edges you can see intense red-brown color. The main crystal at the top is free-standing and also complete backside. Much better in person!

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Dravite

Formula: 
Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Type Locality: 
Dobrova, Dravograd (Unterdrauburg), Slovenia
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